Search Results: "Chris Lindberg"


BOOK REVIEW

CODE OF DARKNESS by Chris Lindberg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 17, 2011

"A sharp thriller in many aspects, but lacks the robustness and depth of many classics of the genre."
A superhuman capable of extreme feats of speed and strength must escape the NSA and his demons. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"Solid stuff with few surprises: a think-tankish collection, important for those thinking or rethinking US-Europe relations in that context."
Four years of Bush, the Iraq war, and a strengthening European Union have added a few extra oceans' worth of distance between the US and Europe. Is that to be called drift, or schism? Read full book review >

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CHELSEA MARTIN TURNS GREEN by Becky Thoman Lindberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 1993

"EWSLUGp1991. (Fiction. 7-9)"
Not only does Chelsea color her face with what turns out to be an indelible magic marker for a St. Read full book review >

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SPEAK UP, CHELSEA MARTIN! by Becky Thoman Lindberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

Third-grader Chelsea's divorced mother has always told her to stand up for herself, but Chelsea has found it easier to let others take charge; however, now it's time for action. Read full book review >

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WHERE'S THE BIG DIPPER? by Sidney Rosen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 12, 1996

"Full- color photographs and playful illustrations add to the sense of fun and exploration that permeates the book, with its often delightful, always accessible explanations of the night sky. (glossary) (Picture book. 5-8)"
Readers begin their journey through the galaxy first by identifying the Big Dipper, then by finding other constellations in the sky. Read full book review >

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THE END OF THE RAINY SEASON by Marian E. Lindberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 14, 2015

"Earnest and convoluted, Lindberg's story awards patient, adventurous readers."
The shadowy disappearance of the author's grandfather into the jungles of Brazil spurs a literary and emotional investigation. Read full book review >

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SHE CAME FROM AFAR by Courtney B. Lindberg
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 13, 2017

"An edifying look at adoption, parenting, and faith."
An American mother recalls the arduous process of adopting a child from Ethiopia. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SING-ALONG ALEF BET by Mama Doni
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 6, 2016

"Children new to the language may flounder; those with a handle on their alef-bets already will happily sing along, and they'll probably pick up some new words along the way. (Picture book. 6-8)"
An effervescent run through the sounds and characters of the Hebrew alphabet, with a free musical track available via download. Read full book review >

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TIN by Chris Judge
by Chris Judge, illustrated by Chris Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Just plain fun. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Big brother Tin must rescue his wandering little sister. Read full book review >

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REVENGE OF THE DINOTRUX by Chris Gall
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"Young fans of all things big and noisy will make trax for this dynamic dino-diversion. (Picture book. 6-8)"
The prehistoric metal monsters dug up and introduced in Dinotrux! (2009) break out—twice!—in this smashing (crashing, roaring, grinding) sequel. Read full book review >

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THE LONELY BEAST by Chris Judge
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"The story could use a little more internal logic, but Judge's art stands out. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Like one of Sendak's wild things embarking on a journey of its own, the hairy monster in this boiled-down quest tale abruptly sets out for parts unknown. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A BALL FOR DAISY by Chris Raschka
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2011

"Rarely, perhaps never, has so steep an emotional arc been drawn with such utter, winning simplicity. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A little dog and her big ball map an inner life rich in heights of joy and depths of sorrow. Read full book review >